Office Hours

August 7, 2017 - May 31, 2018
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

In the event that our office is closed you may seek medical assistance at the following centers:

Medical Emergency - Dial 911

Hays Medical Center
2220 Canterbury

Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic
2501 E 13th

First Care Clinic
105 W. 13th

Student Health Center
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Appointment Information:
Please call or stop by our office to schedule an appointment. We accept walk-ins, but please keep in mind that your wait time will be a lot shorter if you make an appointment. You also can take advantage of our secure online scheduling to set up your own appointment and pre-register for services.

Medication Pick-Up: Over-the counter medications, birth control pills and other medications are available for purchase at the Student Health Center any time during business hours. All medications can be picked up at our office front window.

Campus Address:
Student Health Center
Memorial Union Lower Level
Room 045
Mailing Address:
Student Health Center
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 628-4293
(785) 628-4089
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed during Summer and Christmas Breaks

Staff Information:
The Student Health Center team includes a internal medicine physician, two full-time and one PRN nurse practitioner, two registered nurses and office staff. The staff take pride in working at the highest professional standards. All students performing clinical training at the center also adhere to the same professional standards.

Dr. Dallas Richards, campus physician
Physician - Dallas Richards, M.D.
Melanie Heimerman
Nurse Practitioner - Melanie King
MSN, APRN (Full Time)
Dorothy Ochs, Nurse Practitioner in Student Health
Nurse Practitioner - Dorothy Ochs
Melinda Wells
Nurse Practitioner, Melinda Wells
MSN, APRN (Full Time)
Amanda McCord
Amanda McCord, RN
Full Time
  Traci Ditter
Traci Ditter, RN
Full Time




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